Math Accessibility Study

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Fall term 2012, the Distance Learning department and two Math Departments at Portland Community College financed release time for two math faculty, Scot Leavitt and Chris Hughes, to study how to make accessible math content for online students with disabilities. Since it is blind students that encounter the most serious accessibility problems with online math courses, that is who the study focused on mainly. Read this blog post on the study and what's happening now!

Download their full report on Accessible Content Creation in Mathematics (April, 2013).

The Making Math More Accessibility at PCC Video below is audio described by AudioEyes. Thank you to them for their excellent work!

For additional information on accessible mathematics in Desire2Learn, see the Accessible Math white paper in the Desire2Learn resource library.